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The Centre for Independent Living

We are a membership and user led organisation, run and controlled by disabled people. We promote independent living for disabled people in Sheffield. By independent living we mean that disabled people have the same freedom and rights to exercise choice and control over their own lives as any other person.

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Advocacy Worker Vacancy

Advocacy Worker Vacancy

Disability Sheffield is looking to recruit an advocacy worker to our team which seeks to provide an accessible high quality advocacy service to disabled people in Sheffield, including providing advocacy for the Deaf Community. The closing date for applications is 9am on Monday 15th February 2021. Interviews will be held on Monday 22nd February 2021.

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Covid Vaccination Venues Update

Covid Vaccination Venues Update

Disability Sheffield has been working hard to raise the importance of accessibility at Covid-19 vaccination venues. The conversations and one site visit over the last week have helped to raise issues and suggest solutions so that everything flows more smoothly. Read the latest NHS Sheffield briefing on the vaccination rollout including FAQs highlighted by GPs and community groups.

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Tell Us What You Want To Know About Covid (A Quick Survey)

Tell Us What You Want To Know About Covid (A Quick Survey)

We have already got a really informative webpage with lots of information on Covid but we now have some funding to provide more specific information in more accessible formats.. We’d love it if you would help us to help you. We want to give you information about Covid that is accessible and relevant to you. Please answer our quick survey to let us know what you want and need.

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Tuesday 26th January

Yoga 4 All Inclusive Exercise Class – 7pm

Join us for fun, interesting, inclusive yoga classes, designed to suit YOU. Our qualified Yoga teacher knows lots of ways to adapt traditional yoga...

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Wednesday 27th January

Free Training for Individual Employers - Being a Good Employer 1 - Selection and Recruitment

Are you currently employed as a Personal Assistant for an adult over the age of 18 and feel you could benefit from further training? Do...

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Wednesday 27th January

Holocaust Memorial Day Vigil - 5.45 - 7pm

On Holocaust Memorial Day we share the memory of millions who were murdered in the Holocaust and subsequent genocides in order to challenge hatred and...

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Keep in Touch Guide for Carers

Keep in Touch Guide for Carers

Sheffield Carers Centre new ‘Keep in Touch’ guide aims to help carers, and those they care for maintain social connections whilst also following physical distancing guidelines. The 12-page guide highlights the importance of having social interaction and lists some of the most popular ways people are now keeping in touch.

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Proposal to Relocate Sheffield Cycling 4 All

Proposal to Relocate Sheffield Cycling 4 All

Sheffield Cycling 4 All has secured funding for storage space to keep their selection of adapted bikes after having to move from their original base due to alterations to the Hillsborough park’s amenities. Sheffield City Council has set up an online survey to gauge opinions on the storage space itself and how it should look. Please contribute to the discussion about the planning proposal. The survey closes on 3 February.

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Disability Unit Survey

Disability Unit Survey

The Disability Unit at the Cabinet Office is developing a national strategy for disabled people. Publication is planned for Spring 2021. To help the government with understanding the barriers that disabled people face and what it may need to focus upon to improve the lives of disabled people, the Disability Unit has issued a survey hoping to hear about your views and know more about your experiences.The survey will be open until 23 April 2021. Responses received before 13 February 2021 will inform the development of the National Strategy, while those received after this date used to inform its delivery.

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